Peer Advisor Bios

Taylor Sabol

Public Health, 2020

Taylor Sabol is a sophomore from Maryland studying public health. She is interested in health research and epidemiology. In addition to peer advising, she is a wellness ambassador with AU RecFit, an economics teaching assistant, a writer and editor for American Way of Life (AWOL) magazine, and a member of Nourish AU. Catch her studying in the Battelle Atrium, running on the streets of Tenleytown, or exploring the different neighborhoods of DC with friends.

Cecilia Bouska

Public Health, 2018

Cecilia Bouska is from Atlanta, GA and currently a senior majoring in Public Health. She just returned from studying abroad in Santiago, Chile where she finished her minor in Spanish. Coming back to DC, she will be getting involved again with the gymnastics team and the Language Exchange Program. Since this could be her last year in DC, she is hoping to spend her time finding new places, going to new museums, and coffee shops . When she is not exploring DC, she loves watching movies like Hacksaw Ridge, Easy A, and Catch Me If You Can. Her taste in TV shows is less refined including the Bachelorette and more acceptably Friends, and the award-winning classic, The Office.

Nicolle San Jose

Public Health and Sociology, 2018

Nicolle San Jose is a senior studying Public Health and Sociology while also pursuing an MA in Health Promotion Management. Her interests are largely focused on health inequities, specially in womens' and behavioral health care. On campus, Nicolle is on the executive board for the Asian American Student Union and Professional Foreign Service Sorority, Delta Phi Epsilon. Outside of her more serious responsibilities, she spends her time caring for her newly rescued kitten, Pancake, watching Gordon Ramsay cooking tutorials, and exploring the DC food scene.

Shams El-Adawy

Physics and French, 2018

Shams El-Adawy is a senior from Egypt double majoring in Physics and French. Her hobbies include swimming and reading. Currently, she is the president of the Women in Science group (WIS) and the International Student Association (ISA), two student organizations on campus. Throughout the past three years at AU, Shams worked in the International Student & Scholar Services as the international student orientation coordinator as well as in the physics department as a teaching assistant. Shams is very excited to be a CAS Peer Advisor this year!